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Softride Replacement Rubber Bike Straps - Set of 4

Softride Accessories and Parts

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Softride Accessories and Parts - SR25869

Be honest. You are a biking nut. You use your rack a lot, and sometimes parts break down. This set of four rubber straps gets the job done. Attach them to the cradles of any Softride bike rack, and wrap them around the bikes for secure transit.


  • Flexible, durable rubber straps grip and secure several size frames for a safe ride
  • Compatible with Softride Element, Dura, Elite and Versa bike racks


  • Contents: set of 4 straps
  • Dimensions: 9-13/16" long x 1-3/4" wide (at widest point) x 1/10" tall

These sturdy rubber straps attach to any Softride rack and provide a flexible, secure ride for bikes. They have seven holes that hook onto the cradles, and their long width adjusts to any size frame. This set includes four straps.

25869 Softride Rubber Bike Straps (Qty 4)

Customer Reviews

Softride Replacement Rubber Bike Straps - Set of 4 - SR25869

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.5 out of 5 stars   (8 Customer Reviews)

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Travis06/13/2011

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I ordered three packages. One was exactly like the straps that were installed on my product from the factory. The other two were about one inch shorter and had scalloped rather than straight edges. I will use the shorter straps on the anti-sway cradle that straps to the downtube and they should work fine. I'm not sure why (or even if) Softride changed their product. On the etrailer side, what a great online experience! Lots of communication via email, items shipped out same day, and tracking was communicated quickly. I would definitely buy from etrailer again.16886

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: RickW08/13/2013

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Easy to pick out. Very durable. 94807

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: David C07/23/2013

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Very stiff rubber; difficult to fasten to the rack.91132

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: henry07/03/2013

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these are nice replacements. 87451

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jim C06/08/2012

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Everything was great - the straps, the anti-sway cradle, the bike adapter bar, the service, everything!43389

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Joe S.06/04/2012

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Product is redesigned from the original-don't know if they will last any longer, but they work well. Service and communications with etrailer is excellent. Order shipped out same day and arrived quickly. Great people to do business with!42657

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dominick06/21/2011

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Product is as advertised. Same as original equipment.17599

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Kevin O05/18/2011

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The straps fit my Rode Gear trunk mount rack. Service was good and they were shipped out right away without excessive shipping and handling fees.14654

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  • What is the Hole Diameter for the Softride Replacement Rubber Bike Strap # SR25869
  • I went and pulled a Softride Replacement Rubber Bike Straps, part # SR25869, and found that if you use a tape measure the holes are about 1/4 inch in diameter, but if you were to use a dial caliper and get an exact measurement it is actually closer to 3/8 inch. The overall length of these straps is 9-13/16 inches. It is hard to say for sure if it would work on your Graber Two Bike Rear Mounted Carrier, but it would seem likely that it would. I went out and measured all of the other straps tha
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  • Availability of Replacement Cradle Straps for Rhode Gear Super Shuttle Trunk Mounted Bike Rack
  • The replacement strap you referenced, part # SR25869 is not compatible with your Rhode Gear Super Shuttle trunk mounted bike rack. The correct strap would be part # RGSUF1052 which fits some Super Shuttle models. You will need to measure an existing strap to ensure correct fit. The replacement strap has 11 holes that are 1/2 an inch in diameter.The straps are sold individually. Check out the picture I attached to see these dimensions.
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  • What Size are the Holes in the Softride Replacement Rubber Bike Straps # SR25869
  • The holes on the Softride Replacement Rubber Bike Straps, # SR25869, are 3/8 inch diameter. The overall length is 9-13/16 inches. If you click on the second picture on the product page, you will see the dimensions. These straps are designed to fit the Softride Element, Dura, Elite and Versa bike racks.
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  • Replacement Straps for Rhode Gear Trailer Hitch Mounted Bike Racks
  • The hole diameter on the Softride Replacement Rubber Bike Straps, # SR25869, is too small at 3/8 inches in diameter for the Rhode Gear bike rack. These straps are also 9-16/16 inches long. So it would be very difficult to get the hole onto the cradle and then there would be excess strap hanging after securing the bike to the cradle. Since you would have to use more force to get the hole around the mount on the cradle, it will wear out the strap faster and could also cause it to tear. The Rhod
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